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The Black-Eyed Blonde (Philip Marlowe)

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Wiseman, Andreas (12 November 2021). " Marlowe: Diane Kruger & Jessica Lange Among Cast To Join Liam Neeson's Philip Marlowe Thriller, Filming Underway". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on 12 November 2021 . Retrieved 12 November 2021. Still, there’s a lot of fun stuff in the Perry+Della+Paul vs. Lieutenant Tragg+Sergeant Holcomb duel to secure key evidence, leverage information, and find opening on each other’s case. The amusing dialogue and snarkfest between these characters are pretty much the highlight of this book. Perry and Della have gotten pretty romantic too, and it’s a pleasant treat for readers who have seen them work well together as a team. I like how unobtrusive this aspect is; appearing in just few lines here and there but still works effectively, as reflected in this lovely passage:

The Black-Eyed Blonde: A Philip Marlowe Novel - Publishers Weekly The Black-Eyed Blonde: A Philip Marlowe Novel - Publishers Weekly

Marlowe (2023) - Financial Information". The Numbers. Nash Information Services, LLC . Retrieved 10 March 2023.Kroll, Justin (31 March 2017). "Liam Neeson, Departed Scribe William Monahan Team Up for Philip Marlowe Movie (Exclusive)". Variety. Archived from the original on 8 June 2021 . Retrieved 8 June 2021.

The Black Eyed Blonde by Benjamin Black | Waterstones The Black Eyed Blonde by Benjamin Black | Waterstones

Dorothea Langrishe is my mother. She was a widow when she came over from Ireland, bringing me with her, and founded the business here in Los Angeles. If you've heard of her, then you know how successful she has been. I work for her—or with her, as she'd prefer to say. The result is that I'm quite rich. I want you to find Nico Peterson for me. He's a poor thing but mine own. I'll pay you whatever you ask." Lodge, Guy (24 September 2022). " 'Marlowe' Review: Liam Neeson's Outing as the Iconic Private Eye is Less a 'Big Sleep' Than a Major Snooze". Variety. Archived from the original on 7 March 2023 . Retrieved 14 February 2023.Wiseman, Andreas (15 November 2021). " Marlowe: Suicide Squad Breakout Daniela Melchior & The Borgias Star Francois Arnaud Join Liam Neeson Thriller". Deadline Hollywood. Archived from the original on 15 November 2021 . Retrieved 15 November 2021. Somewhere Raymond Chandler is smiling, because this is a beautifully rendered hardboiled novel that echoes Chandler's melancholy at perfect pitch. The story is great, but what amazed me is how John Banville caught the cumulative effect Chandler's prose had on readers. It's hard to quantify, but it's also what separated the Marlowe novels from the general run of noir (which included some damn fine novelists, like David Goodis and Jim Thompson). The sadness runs deep. I loved this book. It was like having an old friend, one you assumed was dead, walk into the room. Kind of like Terry Lennox, hiding behind those drapes. ( Stephen King)

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